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  • Frequently Asked Questions About Buying A Used Car

    Basic information about your rights when you buy a used car. Also includes lists of items to check out when you are selecting a used car. Read More

    By:
    DC Bar Antitrust and Consumer Law Section in Cooperation with the Office of Attorney General of the District of Columbia
  • Consumer Complaint Form

    An online form to submit a consumer complaint to the D.C. Office of the Attorney General. The Office of the Attorney General does not represent individual consumers; however, the information you submit will help them determine whether there is a pattern or practice by a business that warrants investigation or possible legal action. Content Detail

    By:
    D.C. Office of the Attorney General
  • File A Consumer Complaint

    Tips for consumers and a link to file a consumer complaint in DC. Content Detail

    By:
    DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
  • Abusive Financial Practices

    Information about a number of abusive practices, including signs of predatory lending, tax refund loans, and credit card abuses. Content Detail

    By:
    Center for Responsible Lending
  • Credit Reports

    Information about credit reports -- what they're used for, how to correct mistakes, and how to get free reports. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • File a Complaint with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    If you have a problem with a bank, credit card company, or other financial institution, you can file a complaint with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a federal agency created in the wake of the 2008-09 financial crisis to protect consumer rights. Read More